17 May '18, 1pm

ONS: Environmental Goods and Services Sector growing nearly four times faster than wider economy

ONS: Environmental Goods and Services Sector growing nearly four times faster than wider economy

The Office for National Statistics has released its first estimates for the performance of the environmental goods and services sector (EGSS) in 2015, confirming that key parts of the green economy continue to significantly outperform the wider economy. The statistical bulletin confirms the EGSS contributed £62.5bn of output to the UK economy in 2015, an increase of nearly eight per cent on 2014 levels and 27 per cent on 2010 levels. In contrast, overall UK GDP growth in 2015 stood at 2.2 per cent. Related articles Makeover artists: How the beauty and personal care industry enhanced its sustainability EU Commission proposes first-ever truck emission targets Ministry of Justice confirms green rethink following MPs' criticism Bunzl slashes plastic content with new recyclable paper cup ONS: Environmental Goods and Services Sector growing nearly four times faster than wider ec...

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